Late addition: DB Jackson signs with Vols

Janzen Jackson

Janzen Jackson

Janzen Jackson

Janzen Jackson

Janzen Jackson has signed with Tennessee.

The 6-foot, 175-pound defensive back from Barbe High School in Lake Charles, La., had been committed to LSU since last February but announced his signing with UT Thursday morning.

Jackson visited UT, LSU and Alabama last month before making his final decision.

Jackson, who’s ranked the No. 2 cornerback in the nation by Rivals.com, is the 20th signee for UT’s 2009 signing class.

More details later online and in Friday's News Sentinel.

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King53 writes:

Sweet!!! 5***** kid will be on the Hill wearing Orange!!!

utorange98#256803 writes:

little slow on the uptake GVX. This is a great sign for the future . Go Vols

UT4ME writes:

LSU fans sure are pissed off...but it's great for UT!!!

huntined#565710 writes:

yessssssssssssssssssssssss
good news here

HallowedHill writes:

Great to see us taking players from LSU and Florida.

lastlap writes:

THE HITS JUST KEEP COMING. THANKS TENNESSEE COACHING STAFF!!!!

tums writes:

Excellent.

bigorangetrain writes:

Orgeron went back to Louisiana and got him one!!!!

NoogaVol55 writes:

This is huge fellas!!!!!!!! HUGE!!!!!!! Welcome Aboard Janzen!

BigDaddyVol writes:

Touchdown Tennessee!!!!!! Good job coaches

MemphisVol writes:

SWEET!!!! Welcome Janzen! We are happy you chose to be a Vol!

knoxvegas75 writes:

Nice news Im glad this class got a 5* and away from a in conference team. Ha Ha Miles way to go Lane.

ULTIMATEVOLUNTEER writes:

in response to lastlap:

THE HITS JUST KEEP COMING. THANKS TENNESSEE COACHING STAFF!!!!

No...the real hits are coming from the secondary starting in the fall.

DisorientedVol writes:

Our DBs and LBs look really good. I just hope the front four can get it done. I am not even going to mention the offense.

auttat writes:

What say the Florida boys (99, dc, zz) about Lane possibly turning Florida, Urban Meyer in for secondary rules violation? Calling Nu'Keese while he was on his visit to UT?

RoyaltyVol writes:

This is a big exclamation point on this recruiting class. Great job UT coaches!!!!

itsgrt2batnvol writes:

Indeed it is Great to be a Tennessee Volunteer!! "I don't think this class is over," Kiffin said. "I think you've got another surprise coming here real quick." Thanks to all the Coaches!!

jobrando#216494 writes:

Anymore possible surprises coming? What about the 2 RB's remaining?

tennesseebee writes:

Man, I love this! When the SEC mighty get up to piss, we steal the recliner!

jobrando#216494 writes:

in response to tennesseebee:

Man, I love this! When the SEC mighty get up to piss, we steal the recliner!

Got to be the quote of the day.

TxFatBoy writes:

I guess Orgeron forgot to drop "F" bombs this time. He'll have to work harder if he wants to run off top notch recruits LOL.

itsgrt2batnvol writes:

I dunno...I think this is the quote of the day... "I don't think this class is over," Kiffin said. "I think you've got another surprise coming here real quick."

memphis_vol_fan writes:

This is HUUGE. Signing both Myles and Jackson will give us depth at DB. Also, getting these too frosh some PT this year will benefit us in 2010 after Morley graduates and Berry (please no) declares for the draft

rockytop4ever writes:

This secondary is going to be great. I cant to see them flying around putting the hurt on people. Watch out SEC the big dog is on his way back to the top. The Rocky Top! Go Vols!

joshvols writes:

I completely agree Nooga. this guy is the real deal. With Berry, Myles, Rogan, Moreley/Vinson and Janzen Jackson that is the best nickel group in the country. If the boys up front can stop the run, and i have a feeling Monte Kiffin can come up with something, we have a chance to be special on this side of the ball.

RoyaltyVol writes:

We are now DBU!

FLAVOLS writes:

YES! Welcome Mr. Jackson to Big Orange Country!!!

Caveman writes:

Cave Man say Fire is building in Knoxville.

2010 needs are:

5* QB
5* RB
OL lots
DL lots
5* WR

Cave Man like big ugly Orgeron! He building fire - Cave Man like FIRE!!

luvorange writes:

This is awesome, way to deliver! Welcome to the family, Janzen!!

DisorientedVol writes:

I'm ready for spring practice. Has anyone heard Kiffin comment about our current quarterbacks? We have receivers and running backs, not a bad Oline once they are in shape. I hope Crompton has a breakout year. Maybe Kiffin can give him the confidence and decision-making he lacks.

jobrando#216494 writes:

in response to itsgrt2batnvol:

I dunno...I think this is the quote of the day... "I don't think this class is over," Kiffin said. "I think you've got another surprise coming here real quick."

Did he say this after Jackson's confirmation?

orngbluded writes:

This is a great pickup,it shows what is coming,we will have a top 5 class next year mark it down now,and to the rest of the sec look over your shoulders bit*hes because here we come.

StroVol writes:

Awesome! Let's hold opponents to under 10 and get us a world class kicker to replace offense!

RoyaltyVol writes:

in response to Caveman:

Cave Man say Fire is building in Knoxville.

2010 needs are:

5* QB
5* RB
OL lots
DL lots
5* WR

Cave Man like big ugly Orgeron! He building fire - Cave Man like FIRE!!

Just curious, who do you have insurance with? *LOL*

illinoisvolfan writes:

Attaboy, UT coaching staff!

Anymore surprises on the horizon...?

shoalcreekvol writes:

Welcome JJ! Now call Bryce and Oku for us...

auttat writes:

in response to jobrando#216494:

Did he say this after Jackson's confirmation?

No, he said it yesterday

rocky_topper writes:

We are GLAD you are a VOL Janzen! Welcome!

VOLsince68 writes:

Let's see how these 5* WR's do against Berry, Jackson, Myles, Teague, Morley, Vinson, and Company!!!!!!!

I can't wait to see how many aligator arms we see next year...........Ha

jobrando#216494 writes:

in response to shoalcreekvol:

Welcome JJ! Now call Bryce and Oku for us...

I assume we need to be one of these kid's second choice and soon as one decides then the other will.

StroVol writes:

With this defense I'm thinking punt on first down and let Berry and crew have fun

Go4Two writes:

Good pick now if we can get a running back

mjmsaysgovols writes:

in response to LazhilUT:

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should put us at 12...keep em coming!!!GO BIG ORANGE!!!

JOHNWARD4EVER writes:

Welcome to gods country son!!

Greatest state
Best University
Best fans
Friendliest people

You made the right decision,GO JJ, GO BIG ORANGE!!

huntined#565710 writes:

Do we have anymore on our want list that has not signed??

utfpmd writes:

All these high quality DB's should make it a lot easier to defense the spread offense.
Go Vols!!

MidTennVol writes:

Marlon Brown: we respect your choice, son, but you'd better strap up real good before you line up against secondary this fall. Have a few spare mouthpieces on the sidelines...just in case you lose one or two.

schwartz22 writes:

Him and Eric Berry will look good when they are punishing marlon brown for not coming to ut

Redbone writes:

Hell, no one even mentioned Eric Gordan in this forum. He is a stud too.

Caveman writes:

in response to RoyaltyVol:

Just curious, who do you have insurance with? *LOL*

Cave man say Fire is Good. Insurance is for nancy girls and candy butts.

Big Ugly Orgeron is building big fire for UT tribe. Fire will burn bright and keep tribe warm for many years !!

Cave Man want to know what bones say Witch Doctor?

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